About Us

Malcolm McFarlin
TEL NO. 07590 047544

Malcolm assists clients in disputes involving all taxes, while specialising in matters that relate to VAT and other indirect taxes and duties including excise duty, excise duty assessments, excise & VAT wrongdoing penalties, WOWGR registrations and revocations and customs duty. Malcolm has also successfully completed negotiations with the HMRC Direct Tax(‘Inland Revenue’) in a number of cases and latterly concluded disputes involving joint negotiations with the HM Revenue and Customs (“HMRC”) newly formed Compliance Tax Teams

Malcolm draws on his experience from over a 20 year career in HMRC where he was employed in the investigation field and was responsible for investigating both criminal and civil VAT frauds. He has also spent over ten years in the private sector including five years at a ‘Big Four’ accountancy practice where he was at the forefront of advising clients subject to HMRC’s new VAT civil evasion procedures. He also has extensive experience of providing advice to clients in relation to the due diligence checks they should undertake on their suppliers, customers and other business partners.

He has advised and represented clients from a diverse range of industry sectors including retail, mobile telephone, alcohol, road haulage, freight agents and importers.

Clients particularly value his specialised technical advice coupled with his pragmatic approach to achieving negotiated settlements. He has experience in preparing cases for both the Courts and the Tribunals and has extensive links with solicitors and barristers.






FAX NO: 01604 702794